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William J Rickard

Mechanical Engineering Technology
wrickard@msudenver.edu
CAMPUS BOX 029
Plaza 262c
303-556-2976


Personal Biography Statement

Prof. William J. (Jack) Rickard,
CMQ/oe, Sen. GDTP(S-0128), BSBA, MBA
Metropolitan State University, Denver
'Principles of Quality Assurance'
'Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing'
'SSE Engineering Safety and Quality'
'Manufacturing Processes'
'Technical Drawing'
wrickard@msudenver.edu

Consultant: Process Re-Engineering
Quality & Supplier Development

720-291-6736
jacric@yahoo.com

Current Projects

Presently writing Magnum Opus on Industrial/Mechanical Process and Quality Management.
Working Title: 'Blue Sky, Hard-Line, & Grassroots'
Premise: Effective process management requires 1) a 'vision-to-die-for', 2) clear boundaries enforced by management through accountability to define the 'playing field' and 3) full creative engagement of the workforce.
Examples are provided with interviews collected from the best leaders and engineers encountered during my career from 1967 to the present.

Personal

Yoga teacher: Hatha, Neti and Tantra
Annual Bolder Boulder 10K
Bicycle trail riding
IQ Enhancement
Motorcyclist

Teaching Philosophy

Real-world application of textbook principles to improve earning potential is the class goal--each student should leave class with practical skills able to enhance professional credibility.

Office Hours by appointment.

Courses Taught

HON-1310,MET-1010,MET-1200,MET-1310,MET-3410
,SSE-2000,SSE-290A

Office Hours

Tuesday - [04:00 to 05:00]
Thursday - [04:00 to 05:00]

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